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Racing Victoria responds to RSPCA’s advocacy calls

According to the RSPCA, around 76 per cent of Victorians support the introduction of mandatory standards for horse racing, with support even higher within...

RSPCA calls for animal welfare commitment

RSPCA is calling on Victorian political parties to commit to several reforms ahead of the November state election. This comes after polling over 3000 Victorians...

Variety grants help people, organisations, schools support children

Without the support of Variety - The Children’s Charity, Woori Yallock Farm School may not exist today to support students in finding an alternative...

Heritage listed tree destroyed by vandals

Parks Victoria is investigating the illegal felling and vandalism of a heritage listed Cork Oak (Quercus suber) tree at the Fernshaw Picnic Ground on...

Lucky driver escapes car before it sets alight

Healesille Fire Brigade attended a drastic care fire at Everard Park on Friday 5 August at 2.56pm. Upon arrival, crews discovered a BMW vehicle fully...

Innovative arts, mental health festival coming to the Yarra Ranges

A creative festival is aiming to open up the conversation about mental health this spring, with the Yarra Ranges to become host to numerous...

Yarra Glen artist award finalist for calming water colour works

Yarra Glen artist Jay Young has been chosen as a finalist in the 2022 Ausmumpreneur awards, which is a nation wide network that’s passionate...

Electric Vehicle Show & Shine coming up for Healesville

An Electric Vehicle Show & Shine will be held for the first time in Healesville next Saturday August 13, marking the launch of the...

Yarra Ranges pop-up vaccination clinics

EACH Covid-19 vaccination clinics will be held at various libraries around the Yarra Ranges in August. The clinics will operate from: Mooroolbark Library, 9 August 9am-1pm Healesville...

Amendment bringing in tougher penalties for protesters in timber zones passes

An amendment introduced by the State Government to the Sustainable Forests Timber Bill has passed on Thursday 4 August, aiming to ensure stronger penalties...

Grow your mullet for mental health

Yarra Ranges residents are being encouraged to grow their luscious locks in preparation for Mullets for Mental Health's return next month. The Black Dog Institute...

Virtual care to support triple zero calls

To reduce the demand on ambulance call outs, a new initiative aims to better connect and coordinate Triple Zero calls for older Victorians living...

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Coldstream Pump Track design chosen

The design has been chosen for the Coldstream Pump Track following a large community response to the voting. Some 271 votes were submitted, with...